Pairs Review May 2022

Pairs is said to revolutionize modern dating in Japan since millennials nowadays are more focused on their careers and other things aside from love. It offers the swiping and tapping features like other dating apps available on the market.

15,000,000 Members
 42% ♀ 
 58% ♂ 
Good For:
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Success Rate:
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Age Distribution:
18-24
25-34
35-49
50+

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Pairs in 10 seconds

  • A dating website and app for people looking for soulmates
  • Available only in Japanese language
  • One of the most popular dating apps in Japan
  • Strengthen your security by integrating your biometric authentication
  • Free for female members
  • Profile photos are subject for verification
  • You can buy Pairs pre-paid membership cards from convenience stores
  • You can use Pairs for free
  • Pricing starts at ¥1,280 / Coin - More Information
DatingScout.com Author Chris Pleines
Chris Pleines
Founder of Datingscout and Author of Online Dating for Dummies
Pairs is generally a promising site. It's true that the design and the convenience of using it, both in desktop and app version, are great. But due to its language limitations, people who are not familiar with the Japanese language will not be able to enjoy its features.

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Who is Pairs for and not for?

  • People looking for serious relationships and deep commitments
  • Singles who want to fall in love
  • Westerners looking for interracial dating with Japanese women
  • Those searching for erotic adventures and casual encounters
  • Singles who are into quick hookups
  • Those who don't have the patience for translating languages
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What we like and don’t like on Pairs

  • Roulette-type matchmaking available
  • Strict account and profile verification
  • Free to use for women
  • Dating site and app are only available in Japanese language
  • Not many members active in the US
  • App only available in 40 countries

Pricing

Can you try Pairs for free?

  • You can use or try the service for free.
  • Only women are able to send free messages
  • You cannot read messages for free on Pairs

Is Pairs expensive or cheap?

In comparison to other providers Pairs is average.

Duration / Credits / CoinsCostsTotal
Points
10 Coins99.00 JPY / Coin990.00 JPY
30 Coins85.33 JPY / Coin2,560.00 JPY
100 Coins71.90 JPY / Coin7,190.00 JPY
500 Coins71.86 JPY / Coin35,930.00 JPY
Premium
1 Month3,480.00 JPY / Month3,480.00 JPY
3 Months2,280.00 JPY / Month6,840.00 JPY
6 Months1,780.00 JPY / Month10,680.00 JPY
12 Months1,280.00 JPY / Month15,360.00 JPY
Pairs Price
Free Services
  • All premium features for women
  • Registration
  • One message for male members
Fee-Based Services
  • Messaging for men
  • Boost
  • Like a community

Pairs cost can be overwhelming to look at because of too many numbers, but remember to convert before you say that it's too much. However, the cost is still above the average. The monthly premium membership lets you enjoy several features for a period of time, while the coins let you enjoy features that require points.

You can pay for membership by directly crediting it to your account or by using your Apple Store account.

Pairs Pre-Paid Membership Card

Japanese users can now purchase prepaid membership cards from convenience stores and discount stores to diversify payment methods and make it easier for more people to use the platform. Card types are available for 4,000 yen (1 month); 10,000 yen (6 months); and 15,000 yen (12 months), which can be used for paid membership fees for men. In addition to using it yourself, the card can also be used as a gift.

How can I delete my Pairs account and cancel my subscription?

Please find more information here

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Who is really signed up here?

Members
15,000,000 from USA
Members activity
250,000 active weekly
Gender Proportion
47 %
53 %
  • Members are looking for real relationships
  • Most registered users are from Japan
  • High member activity
  • Male and female members are almost equal in number
  • Most users are between 25-34 years old

Since the goal of the site is to help busy people find true love, members who join are mostly looking for long-lasting relationships or their soulmates.

The developer of Pairs is based in Japan, which makes it understandable to have most members from the country among the other 40 countries worldwide.

It has around 15 million registered users, and the member activity is notable. You'll find members liking your profile or sending messages to you. Female members are usually the ones who reach out since they can use all the features for free. 

Females
Males

Pairs Age Range and Age Distribution

  • 18-24
  • 25-34
  • 35-44
  • 45-54
  • 55+

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Pairs in Detail

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Signing Up at Pairs

Pairs Signup
  • Signing up is free
  • Get the verification code for sign up and login
  • Answer a questionnaire
  • Upload a profile photo right away
  • Everything is written in Japanese language
  • Strengthened biometric authentication

Signing up for Pairs is not very easy but not complicated as well. You have the option to register using your Facebook account or Apple ID. It is free both on the website and the app.

Provide basic information and answer a short questionnaire to complete and prepare your profile. Pairs have recently launched their strengthened biometric authentication to filter out fake profiles and accounts.

You can upload a profile picture right away, which is subject to verification. Once you've finished the first part of the process, you may proceed to the email verification. Enter the code so you'll be redirected to your profile.

Making Contact on Pairs

Pairs Message
  • Get a match by mutually liking each other's profiles
  • Verify your identity to read messages sent to you
  • Sending messages to other users is free for women
  • Men can send one message for free

There are two ways to meet other people in Pairs. You have location-based searching and matching through the swiping feature. 

You can search manually and see other members nearby. You can browse through the profiles that will appear on the search results. You can message a member that gets your attention. For males, you have only one free message once you sign up. So make sure to choose wisely who to message first. The next messages will be charged. You have to purchase some coins (points). Using other features will need a premium membership as well. For the ladies, the use of special and contacting features are free.

The swiping feature is similar to other popular dating sites today. Once you and the other member like each other's profiles, you'll get a match right away.

Pairs Profile Quality

Pairs Profile
  • Uploaded profile photos are subject for verification
  • Link the communities that you have liked to your profile page
  • Complete your profile for a reward of 5 points
  • Edit your profile anytime
  • The profiles are quite detailed
  • Profile pictures are visible to everyone for free

When you browse a member's profile in Pairs, you will not be disappointed because you will see detailed information on most of the members. 

You'll see a profile photo, liked community, physical characteristics, interests, and a narrative written by the members about him/herself.

A lot of users really complete their profiles to make them more interesting, not to mention the free 5 coins that you'll get once you accomplish it 100%.

You have the option to edit your profile anytime. You can start with few profile information when you are just starting and slowly add some tidbits about yourself when you are already comfortable.

Pairs Advisory Board to Improve User Safety and Privacy

Match Group’s leading Japanese subsidiary, Pairs, has set up an advisory board that will discuss how dating apps can ensure the utmost privacy and security for all singles. This advisory group discusses improvements to safety measures and improved communication with users.

Special Features

Below are the special features offered by Pairs. Most of them need coins for male members to access them.

Ashiato/Footprints

Ashiato or Footprints lets you track the users who visit your profile. It's an easy way to know who are interested in you so you can visit or contact them if you also like them.

Swipe/Like

If you like a member, just click on Like. Both of you will be notified if the feeling is mutual (on the positive side).

Community

This is where you can show your interests and at the same time meet people who share the same interests as you.

Community Chat

A new feature called ‘Community Chat’ allows you to chat and interact with others who share the same interests without needing to match first. Members can join up to 50 topic groups based on their specific interests and hobbies.

How can I delete my Pairs account and cancel my subscription?

Uninstalling the app will not cancel your subscription.

How can you cancel your Subscription?

  • You can cancel via profile settings
  • You can cancel by sending an email
  • You can cancel with customer support
  • You can cancel by managing your app store subscription

Will your subscription automatically renew?

  • Yes, your Pairs subscription will automatically renew. The notice period for opting out of automatic renewal is 7 Days.

Is there a money back guarantee and do you get refunded the full amount?

  • Yes, there is money back guarantee but you only get a partial refund

How much time do you have to undo Pairs purchases?

  • You have 7 Days to refund your Pairs purchase if you don't like it.

You can request for a refund for unused membership – subject to approval.

Will your credits expire?

  • Yes, your credits expire within 180 Days.

Pairs FAQ

Facts

What is Pairs?

It is a website with an app version that connects single people to find their true love despite their busy lifestyle.

Who owns Pairs?

The owner and developer of Pairs is Eureka, Inc.

Is Pairs only available in Japan?

No, Pairs is available in more than 40 countries worldwide.

Is Pairs available in Google Play Store?

Yes, Pairs is available in Google Play Store.

Is Pairs available in English?

No, the website and the app are both in Japanese language. However, you can use an online translator if you really want to use it. But the translation is not 100% guaranteed correct.

Membership

Is it true that Pairs is free for female members?

Yes, female members can use the premium features for free.

I am a male. Do I need to pay so I can sign up for Pairs?

Registration is free for everyone, but using other features requires premium membership for male members.

What are points?

Points are used to access some features of the app.

Can I change my membership plan?

Yes, you have the option to change your Pairs membership plan. Just go to your account settings and adjust it based on your preference.

Can you try Pairs for free?

Usability

Can I upload multiple photos?

Yes, Pairs allows you to upload multiple photos. But you'll have one main profile photo, and the others are called sub-photos.

I am trying to login, but the app is asking me enter a code. Where can I find it?

Pairs will send a verification code to your registered email address. Make sure to enter it within 10 minutes or else it will expire.

Can I still edit my profile information in Pairs?

Yes, profile information is editable after registration.

How can I pay for Pairs premium membership?

You can directly link your account to your credit card or use you Apple Account to pay for membership.

Does Pairs have an app version?

Yes. It is available for free in Apple Store.

Security

Does Pairs sell your data?

No, Pairs does not sell your data.

Was Pairs hacked in the past?

No, Pairs was never hacked.

How precisely does Pairs track your location?

Pairs tracks your approximate location.

Do your Pairs profile pictures and/or profile information show up in Google Search Results?

No, your Pairs photos and personal information won’t show up in Google Search Results.

Who can view your pictures on Pairs?

All Pairs members.

Is your phone number required for signing up at Pairs?

No, a phone number is not required for signing up at Pairs.

Can you erase your personal data on Pairs?

Yes, you can erase your data on Pairs.

How can I delete my Pairs account and cancel my subscription?

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Final Results table

Signing Up: 3.5 / 5
Making Contact: 3.0 / 5
Profile Quality: 4.0 / 5
Real Life Review: 4.0 / 5

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Contact details

Company:Eureka, Inc.
Address:Sumitomo Fudosan Azabu-juban Bldg. 4F, 1-4-1 Mita, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0073
E-Mail:info@pairs.lv
E-Mail:info@eure.jp